Java News from Thursday, July 19, 2007

Sun has submitted JSR-317, Java Persistence 2.0, to the Java Community Process. According to the JSR,

The purpose of the Java Persistence 2.0 specification is to augment the Java Persistence API to include further features requested by the community, including additional object/relational mapping functionality and query language capabilities, a criteria-based query API, and standardization of features currently designated as optional, and to align it with related JSRs that are currently in-process and/on in-plan for the Java EE 6 timeframe.

Aspects that should be considered by the Expert Group for inclusion in this work include, but are not limited to, the following:


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